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of a lighter note, the extraordinary new bionic body suit technology, making miracles for people who never thought they would walk again. we're going to hear from these people. their stories are extraordinary. >> that's true. >>> and we congratulate our good friend, sam champion, who got married yesterday to rubem robierb. a small ceremony in sam's manhattan apartment. all of his "gma" pals were there. robin, still recovering from her bone marrow transplant, looking beautiful in red. lara and josh were there, as well. sam champion, a married man. >> that's great. >>> and in honor of sam champion, we're going to lead with the weather this morning. we're going to start with the snow and ice and wind creating holiday travel tribulations, including for our own meteorologist, ginger zee, who had a rough ride getting from iowa to chicago. ginger, good morning to you. are you okay? >> yeah, dan. we finally made it. and i've got to tell you, that was a formidable trip. i don't need to do it anytime again soon. i think a lot of folks are feeling me, too. here at o'hare, busy. but running smoothly.
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investigating debris say they found evidence suggesting military purposes as well as technological ties with iran. the rocket launched a satellite into orbit but experts say it was a test for a missile that can carry a warhead as far as the west coast of the u.s. >>> british authorities are considering criminal charges over that prank call to the cambridge hospital. that was earlier this month. scotland law submitted one about the hoax. made by two australian radio deejays. the radio station canceled them after the nurse who transferred the call to kate middleton's room committed suicide. >>> pope benedict delivered a christmas present to his former butler. he pardoned paolo gabriele. he had been sentenced to 18 months in prisons, documents exposed embarrassing things inside the vatican. allegations of corruption and more. >>> and talking about the vatican visitors, they will have to be scrubbed before they can visit the sistine chapel. they will be vacuum cleaned and cooled down to reduce the pollution they bring which is damaging the paintings. there will be a special carpet that clea
with technology advice and important apps for your kids. hello, laurie, what tips do you have for preparing for emergencies? >> after this happened, i got on the phone and i chatted with a lot of different schools. and for emergencies, one thing i will say, set up a group messaging app with your family. make is very, very easy for you to dial one number and get to everyone. there are a lot of different apps for that. there is an app called what's up, apple's i message. and also this sounds like a no-brainer but understand your school's policy. i spoke with one teacher who works near sandy hook and she said laurie thank god i had my updated e-mail because they're sending out live updates and that allows you to stay up to date with real-time conflict. so if you're a parent, make sure your information, your e-mail, your phone number, that's all updated with the school. miguel? >> and assuming the worst, laurie, what are better ways to connect with your kids during actual emergencies? >> there are a lost apps that promise to help you connect during emergencies. and one that's actually gotten so
with more brush movements than manual brushes and even up to 50% more than leading sonic technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. >>> in the penn state case, a wrinkle. mcqueary wait a minute a central figure in the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal last year. avery friedman in washington, richard herman in las vegas. richard, this seems like a bit of a mess. is it common for a civil case to move forward while a criminal case is still pending? >> it is not common. it's highly uncommon, miguel. you know, mcqueary has brought a lawsuit against penn state and the three administrators who he believes are culpable to him -- schultz, curley, and spaniard. what he's saying he was a whistle-blower, he was wrongfully terminated, he was defamed by them. he's seeking $4 million of damages in the civil arena. but these three administrators, they're facing criminal charges, and what's routine in the country is when anyone is facing criminal charges and there is a companion civil case going, the judges routinely stay the civil proceedings becaus
's something that will help the economy. when you think of technological innovation, you probably think of silicon valley. but google is really changing that, launching a super high-speed internet connection in a neighborhood in kansas city. tom foreman has the story on the american journey. >> reporter: in the bustling heart of kansas city, the pioneer spirit is burning brightly. entrepreneurs trading ideas, exploring concepts, and much of it revolves around a handful of houses on a few beaten up blocks where some small internet startups are drawing national attention. >> i can go local. >> reporter: mike farmer is the ceo of leap 2, a company with a highly advanced mobile search app. >> people have stopped by the office every day from boston, san francisco, or denver. it's just fascinating. >> reporter: that must feel pretty good. >> yeah, it does. >> reporter: one big reason the companies are clustering here is that google chose this neighborhood to launch its much anticipated super high-speed internet connection. 100 times faster than most internet links. google fiber allows massive
, is it febreze? yeah. ohh, how about that? febreze has anti-clogging technology that keeps it smelling fresh, even after 30 days. febreze. breathe happy. >>> long been speculated and now official, senator john kerry is president obama's nominee to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. >> i'm very proud to announce my choice for america's next secretary of state, john kerry. in a sense john's entire life prepared him for this role. as the son of a born service officer, he has a deep respect for the men and women of the state department. >> joining me now is former secretary of defense u.s. senator and congressman william chone. pleasure to have you. thank you so much. what do you think of secretary of state kerry? >> i think john kerry has been prepared for this job for many, many years. it is something that he's particularly well suited important not only because of his past service as a fighting sailor as such in our military in the vietnam days but also he's traveled the world. he has traveled virtually every country that we have -- strong relation was and those that we don't. i t
in technology companies. kutcher cited irreconcilable differences when he filed for divorce from moore. >>> think beautiful people have no problems? listen to this. a woman was fired for being "irresistible." now she's talking. melissa nelson was fired because her boss and his wife felt she was a threat to their marriage. she was a dental assistant. the iowa supreme court ruled that it was legal. she spoke to don lemon yesterday. >> i don't think it's fair. i don't think it's right. the last couple of days have just been an emotional roller coaster. i'm trying to stay strong. >> i don't even know what to say about that, alina. >> the back story, apparently they were exchanging text messages outside of work, the wife got wind of the in late 2009. and in early 2010, she was fired. >> that's different from being irresistible. that's an important point. >> anyway. ahead, eight maids a milking, seven swans a swimming. the big dent the 12 days of christmas would put on your wallet. >>> christmas with the first ladies. inside the white house with the team that helps decorate all of the beauti
to building design and access control, to information technology, to student and teacher training, this multifaceted program will be developed by the very best experts in the field. a former congressman will lead the effort. with a budget provided by the nra, of whatever scope the task requires -- >> that is from the ceo of the nra. the front-page headline -- philadelphia inquirer" -- back to your calls and comments on the issue of gun control. what is ahead? kathleen from chicago. caller: good morning. okay, give me a couple of seconds. first of all, i hear everybody calling in, talking about mental illness. how do you define mental illness? i cannot say this guy's name that did all of this killing last friday. i do not even want to say his name. killing all these innocent babies. who was mentally ill? him, doing this killing, or his mother who knew that she had a mentally ill child and purchased all these weapons, brought them back into the house around him, took him to the firing range, taught him how to shoot these guns -- one was mentally ill? this other guy, the nra -- when
the weather is causing. >> and how a man is using technology to fight the nra's plan to put armed police in schools. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. on any new volkswagen. >>> heavy nonstop rain creates dangerous driving conditions in the bay area. we will tell you about the road closures and some of the accidents. >>> and the weather is also having an impact on people arriving and leaving the bay area on planes. we're tracking the current conditions at local airports. >> bay area families are not letting the weather stop them from giving their children a happy holiday. the big toy give away just now getting under way. >>> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it is saturday, december 22. i'm claudine wong. >> i'm mi
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